Human Resources Business Services Co-ordinator

School/department: Human Resources 
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 29.2 hours per week.Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Fixed Term (Maternity Cover until 31 December 2019)
Reference: 1990 
Salary: starting at £21,814 and rising to £25,217 per annum
Placed on: 13 August 2019 
Closing date:  27 August 2019.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a HR Business Services Co-ordinator.  Focussing on administrative support for recruitment and the employment life cycle, the role is in the HR Business Services team and will be working in a fast paced environment. The role is to provide maternity leave cover and you will work as part of a job share with another HR Business Services Co-ordinator.

You need to be customer-focused  with experience in HR administrative work spanning the employee life cycle including recruitment, gained within a busy and complex environment.  You need to be  able to prioritise and organise your own workload,  and use your initiative to solve the majority of queries or refer more complex problems. 

Duties include dealing with customers and queries, preparing employment contracts, administering the staff database, maintaining staff records and supporting the recruitment function.  You should have the necessary written and oral skills to respond to enquiries, including procedural and policy questions from line managers and staff. You should be proficient in computer use with experience of data inputting, combined with excellent attention to detail. 

We offer a unique opportunity to work with a friendly and committed team to provide excellent HR services to employees across the University.

Please find further information on the University’s HR website

Download job description and person specification Ref 1990 [PDF 94.56KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

See our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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